Ekiti Govt Meets Religious Leaders on Reopening Worship Centers
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Friday met with religious leaders as part of steps to reopen worship centres shut to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Governor at the meeting inaugurated an 11- man committee to fashion out modalities and come out with workable protocol that won't compromise lives of worshippers after the religious centres might have been reopened.
The committee is made up of representatives of the state government, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).
Represented by the Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, Fayemi gave the committee one week to submit its report to the state government.
Fayemi, who stressed that the lives of the people of the state are very precious to him noted that the meeting was in fulfilment of the promise he made in the statewide broadcast he made on May 31.
The Governor emphasized that attention will be paid to working out modalities that would not jeopardize the lives and health of worshippers.
The Governor urged the committee to take cognizance of full compliance to the Covid-19 protocols in coming out with its recommendations.